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THE METAL FORGER (A TRADITIONAL CONGOLESE FABLE)

As always with these traditional fables, I acknowledge the Congolese storytellers, Pere Lepoutre who gathered them and published them in Lingala, and my gifted translator, Stan Hotalen, who has lived most of his life in the Congo. 818 more words

Africa

4 Things I've Learned This Year

Once again, we’ve come to the end of another year and I must reflect back to see “what have I learned?” I would love to say, “What did I accomplish?” but I’m trying so hard to NOT focus just on accomplishments, but on the overall experience of life. 543 more words

Life And Happiness

Major Lessons In Human Evolution

Major Transitions In Human Evolution
The Royal Society, London 

I recently attended this fantastic conference on human evolution but the key question it left me thinking was: What’s the point? 399 more words

Conservation

..Rest In Peace

     A summer break, the longest vacation between school years for us. We would get to know about the upcoming summer holidays as soon as the half day classes started. 775 more words

Childhood

REVIEW: My Son A-Chang (1950)

1950, Datong Film Company/Xingguang Film Company

Director:
Fung Fung
Producer:
Leung Biu
Writer:
Cho Kei
Cinematography:
Yuen Chang-Sam
Editing:
Maang Lung

Cast:
Bruce Lee (Kid Cheung) 731 more words

Film Reviews

Princess Madison Trilogy, "A Perfectly Imperfect Princess"

You know you have a great book in hand when you and your kids are so engrossed in the story that you don’t realize how valuable the lessons embedded in it are until the end. 485 more words

Baker Publishing Group

A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Tree by Kenkō

This book is one of the 5 Penguin Little Black Classics I choose to read as covered in March Book Bag Bundles. These books are brilliant handbag sized reads and a chance to read something different. 440 more words

Classic